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{Genesis 29:9} And while he yet 5750 spake 1696 z8764 with x5973 them, Rachel 7354 came 935 z8804 with x5973 her father's 1 sheep: 6629 for x3588 she x1931 kept x7462 them. y7462 z8802
Rachel:
"And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder." {Gen 24:15} + "Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well. ... Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew [water], and filled the troughs to water their father's flock." {Exd 2:15-16} + "And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter." {Exd 2:21} + "Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest [thy flock] to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions? ... If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents." {Sgs 1:7-8}
for she kept them:
In those primitive times, a pastoral life was not only considered useful but honourable. Nor was it beneath the dignity of the daughters of the most opulent chiefs to carry water from the well, or tend the sheep. Jacob, Moses, and David were shepherds.

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